Christine C. Fitzgerald

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Cranford, NJ

Seiden Family Law, LLC
 | 1130 Raritan Road, Suite 3
Cranford, NJ 07016
Phone: 908-324-5400
Fax: 908-324-5401
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law

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Attorney Profile

Christine C. Fitzgerald is an attorney at Seiden Family Law in Cranford, New Jersey. Ms. Fitzgerald devotes her practice to family law, serving clients throughout New Jersey. She has over a decade of experience and provides committed representation to her clients. She handles matters involving alimony, child custody, child support, divorce, domestic violence, prenuptial agreements, property settlements, relocation issues and same-sex family law.  

Active in the New Jersey State Bar Association, Ms. Fitzgerald belongs to the Executive Committee of the association’s Family Law Section. She is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association and the Hudson County Bar Association, and is chair of the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s District VI ethics committee.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University, Ms. Fitzgerald received her law degree from New York Law School. She is a certified matrimonial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and a graduate of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute. Her legal experience includes practicing at various New Jersey family law firms and clerking for a Superior Court of New Jersey judge.

Ms. Fitzgerald holds a license to practice law in New Jersey and New York, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. She lectures for groups, including the Hudson County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. She is also the author of numerous articles on family law topics.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

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Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019

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About Christine Fitzgerald

Admitted: 2006, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.seidenfamilylaw.com/our-team/64-christine-fitzge...

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected as the 2018 Recipient of the Family Lawyer of the Year, Family Lawyer of the Year, Hudson County Bar Association, 2018
  • Super Lawyer Rising Star, since 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Matrimonial Law Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2017
  • Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State of New York
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Early Settlement Panelist
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member
  • Hudson County Bar Association, Trustee
  • Young Lawyer Family Law Subcommittee, Co-Chair
  • United States District Court of New Jersey
  • Hudson County Bar Association, Women in the Profession Committee, member, 2018
  • State of New Jersey
  • Hudson County Bar Association's Family Lawyer of the Year, 2018
  • New Jersey Supreme Court, District VI Ethics Committee, Chair, 2018
  • NJSBA, Family Law Section, Young Lawyers Subcommittee, Co-Chair, 2011
  • HCBA 9-11 Memorial Committee Member, 2011
  • Hudson County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, 2018
  • NJSBA, Family Law Section, Executive Committee, 2018
  • New Jersey Supreme Court, Ethic Committee Member, District VI, 2012
  • New Jersey Supreme Court, Ethics Committee, District VI, Vice Chair, 2015
  • Hudson County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Recording Secretary, 2012

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, District Ethics Committee, District VI, Chair, 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • December 2018, Speaker, Family Law Year in Review, HCBA, 2018
  • Right to Parent Versus Right to Privacy, New Jersey Family Lawyer
  • December 2017, Speaker, Family Law Year in Review, HCBA, 2017
  • Volume 38, No. 6 (December 2018), Co-Author, Potential and Pitfalls of Social Media for Family Law Cases and Attorneys, New Jersey Family Lawyer, 2018
  • September 2018, Speaker and Organizer, Family Law: Where Ethics DO Apply and the Consequences Matter!, HCBA, 2018
  • Seminar materials for the Family Law Exam Prep Course seminar, Author, Outline of the Rules of Court and Rules of Evidence, NJ Chapter of AAML and NJICLE, 2018
  • Materials submitted for Hot Tips in Family Law seminar, Author, Standard of Living for Purposes of Equitable Distribution, NJICLE, 2018
  • November 2018, Panelist, Hot Tips in Family Law, NJICLE, 2018
  • October 2018, Panelist, Family Law Certification Exam Prep Course, NJ Chapter of AAML and NJICLE, 2018
  • November 2012, Speaker, Hot Tips for Family Law, NJICLE, NJSBA Family Law Section, 2012
  • Child Custody Basic seminar materials, Author, Back to Basics and More: Custody Case Law, NJICLE, 2019
  • March 2019, Moderator and Speaker, Child Custody Basics, NJICLE, 2019
  • Moderator & Speaker, Family Law Jeopardy, NJSBA Family Law Section, 2012
  • Family Law Jeopardy, HCBA Family Law Committee, 2012
  • Speaker, Hot Tips for Family Law, NJSBA Family Law Section, 2013

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy & American Bar Association Section of Family Law's Family Law Trial Advocacy Program, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Seton Hall University, B.A. in Communications, 2002
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Office Location for Christine C. Fitzgerald

1130 Raritan Road
Suite 3
Cranford, NJ 07016

Phone: 908-324-5400

Fax: 908-324-5401

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Last Updated: 6/30/2019

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